5 Things To Know This AM — Apr 01 2013

Okay, so we may not be gamers, but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate a good round of Mario Kart or Donkey Kong. Plus, when characters are this stylish, we're a lot more interested in the joystick. (Lucky Magazine)
One of our favorite NYC brands is turning five, and celebrating in a big way. Thistle & Clover will be offering up discounts, unveiling exclusive new pieces, and giving away awesome prizes. (Facebook)
Calling all meat lovers! We're seriously crushing on this new Lower East Side butcher shop, complete with special dinners serving house-made beef, pork, and deli meat. Call 718-374-5148 to make a res — vegetarians need not apply. (Tiberio Custom Meats)
Spring has sprung, which means it's time to get those feet sandal ready. Make an appearance L'Occitane's happy hour, where you can try out the new Almond Foot Care collection and sip on organic cocktails. It all goes down this Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at 170 Fifth Avenue. (L'Occitane)
Thanks to never-ending gossip, Matt Lauer has been in the serious hot seat lately. To make matters worse, he rattled off a snide remark to his costar on the most recent Today Show ep...and you'll never guess how she reacted. (Daily Intel)

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